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Event may refer to:

Gatherings of people

  • Ceremony, an event of ritual significance, performed on a special occasion
  • Convention (meeting), a gathering of individuals engaged in some common interest
  • Event management, the organization of events
  • Festival, an event that celebrates some unique aspect of a community
  • Happening, a type of artistic performance
  • Media event, an event created for publicity
  • Party, a social, recreational or corporate events held
  • Sporting event, at which athletic competition takes place
  • Virtual event, a gathering of individuals within a virtual environment

Science, technology, and mathematics

  • Event (computing), a software message indicating that something has happened, such as a keystroke or mouse click
  • Event (philosophy), an object in time, or an instantiation of a property in an object
  • Event (probability theory), a set of outcomes to which a probability is assigned
  • Event (relativity), a point in space at an instant in time, i.e. a location in spacetime
  • Event (synchronization primitive), a type of synchronization mechanism
  • Event (UML), in Unified Modeling Language, a notable occurrence at a particular point in time
  • Event (particle physics), refers to the results just after a fundamental interaction took place between subatomic particles
  • Event horizon, a boundary in spacetime, typically surrounding a black hole, beyond which events cannot affect an exterior observer
  • Extinction event, a sharp decrease in the number of extant species in a short period of time
  • Impact event, in which an extraterrestrial object impacts planet
  • Mental event, something that happens in the mind, such as a thought

Arts and entertainment




See also